35 posts by joannakopp
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Happy holidays, everybody! I wish you all the most fabulous feasts and the least dramatic family gatherings possible. I’ll be spending the holidays in Austin, Texas where the temperature is still above 50°F and there isn’t a flake of snow

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Greetings from the midwest! The past week has involved: – final exams – my birthday! – packing up all of my suitcases – spotlessly cleaning my apartment – a 14 hour flight from Paris, France, to Chicago, Illinois. I’m currently

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We arrived in Innsbruck, Austria very late at night, so I went straight to sleep as soon as I arrived at the hotel. When I woke up, the unexpected view out of my window was breathtaking: there were mountains and

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From what I’ve experienced, there is not really any way to get around feeling homesick, especially after long periods of time. For me, at times, it was really slight; little things would remind me of home and make me miss

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My latest obsession is the website Literary Starbucks. A few students from Carleton College in Minnesota had this ingenious idea where they write about how your favorite author or character would take their coffee. The students often take on the

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Hello there! It has been over a week since I last updated. I have spent the past month tirelessly traveling, finishing off with a full week in Paris. I have many, many new Photorolls planned from my adventures in Germany,

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I recently had a long journey via train from Lucerne, Switzerland back to my home in Angers, France. There’s only so much you can do when you’re sitting in one place for that long, and staring out the window gets

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June 6th, 2014 was the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II. I joined an excursion out to the Normandy beaches to honor our soldiers who fought on that day. The first place

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